housing

Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2020 - 8:31 pm
Philadelphia’s fight against COVID-19, including a stay-at-home order that has shuttered most businesses, has cost the city $649 million, money that Mayor Jim Kenney will propose making up with a combination of cuts and tax increases when he presents a revised budget to City Council on Friday. Read...
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legal advice
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Justin Udo
April 27, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Philadelphia lawyers are offering free legal advice to people who may be struggling with issues due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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David Madden
April 25, 2020 - 1:59 pm
New Jersey reported 3,457 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the state total to 105,523 and the total of coronavirus-related fatalities to 5,863. Read more here.
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A reminder on a calendar to pay rent.
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Paul Kurtz
April 23, 2020 - 4:32 pm
A survey of thousands of Americans found that the ability to afford housing has plummeted during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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KYW Staff
April 13, 2020 - 2:12 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for “direct and flexible funding” and more resources for local governments. The Philadelphia health commissioner also said the overall trend of COVID-19 cases is down, offering “a sign of hope.” Read the latest here.
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Eviction notice
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Cherri Gregg
March 18, 2020 - 4:22 pm
A Philadelphia family of five was evicted from their housing days before the coronavirus restrictions went in place. They explain it’s expensive to live when you have no place to stay. Read more here.
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Elderly woman holding on handrail in bathroom
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Lynne Adkins
January 15, 2020 - 10:17 am
Keeping Mom and Dad at home, safely, could be as easy as picking up the phone. The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program, or SHARP, can help qualifying seniors with modifications and repairs to keep the home safe and accessible. Read more here.
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Angela McIver.
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Cherri Gregg
January 14, 2020 - 6:51 pm
A Philadelphia-based agency is sounding the alarm on a proposed U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rule change that would roll back Obama-era regulations requiring data around fair housing. Read more here.
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The ribbon was cut to Blumberg 83, a factory-built, $35 million project that provides 83 affordable rental units in Sharswood.
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Cherri Gregg
December 18, 2019 - 4:37 pm
The Philadelphia Housing Authority is celebrating the completion of 83 brand new affordable housing units in the Sharswood neighborhood. Agency officials say residents will be able to move in just in time for the holidays. Read more here.
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Phone.
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Molly Daly
December 13, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Chester County has announced a new call center system to help individuals and families in need of emergency, temporary, or permanent housing as part of the county's initiative to address and end homelessness. Read more here.
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